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Normani unveils new promotional single “Love Lies” with Khalid

14 Feb

American singer, songwriter, and dancer Normani has unveiled her new duet with fellow recording artist Khalid online.

“Love Lies” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Taken from the original motion picture soundtrack “Love, Simon;” the track was co-written by Taylor “Tayla Parx” Parks alongside Ryan “Charlie Handsome” Vojtesak and Jamil “Digi” Chammas.

Having signed a publishing deal with Tim Blacksmith and Danny D’s Stellar Songs, which also houses artists including Sam Smith and Grace Carter, Normani is expected to release her debut solo project later this year.

The still-untitled collection reportedly boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Stargate, Bonnie McKee, August Rigo, James Fauntleroy, Brittany “Starrah” Hazzard, and Matthew “Boi-1da” Samuels.

Stream the audio clip for “Love Lies” below.

Normani Kordei announces release date for Khalid-duet “Love Lies”

13 Feb

American singer, songwriter, and dancer Normani Kordei has announced the release date for her new duet with fellow recording artist Khalid.

“Love Lies” is scheduled to arrive on February 14 via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Taken from the upcoming original motion picture soundtrack “Love, Simon;” the track was co-written by Taylor “Tayla Parx” Parks alongside Ryan “Charlie Handsome” Vojtesak and Jamil “Digi” Chammas.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kordei has signed a new publishing deal with Timmy Blacksmith and Danny D’s Stellar Songs and is expected drop her debut solo project later this year.

For the still-untitled collection, the Fifth Harmony star has teamed up with Stargate (Camila Cabello, Zara Larsson), Bonnie McKee (Kylie Minogue, Rita Ora), August Rigo (Kehlani, Chris Brown), James Fauntleroy (Rihanna, Bridget Kelly), Starrah (Madonna, Katy Perry) and Boi-1da (Drake, Nicki Minaj).

Normani Kordei signs publishing deal with Stellar Songs

3 Feb

American singer, songwriter, and dancer Normani Kordei has signed a new publishing deal with Stellar Songs.

Founded by Tim Blacksmith and Danny D, Stellar Songs also houses artists, songwriters and producers including Stargate, Emeli Sande, Kiesza, Sam Smith, Autumn Rowe, Diztortion, Charli XCX, Girli, Netsky, and Grace Carter.

As mentioned in earlier posts, Kordei’s upcoming debut album – featuring contributions from Bonnie McKee, August Rigo, Tayla Parx, Boi-1da, and Stargate – is scheduled to arrive later this year.

Kordei has also recorded a new duet with fellow recording artist Khalid entitled “Love Lies,” taken from the upcoming original motion picture soundtrack “Love, Simon.” The track was co-written by Tayla Parks alongside Ryan “Charlie Handsome” Vojtesak and Jamil “Digi” Chammas.

Ben Stevenson releases debut mini album “Dirty Laundry”

8 Nov

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Ben Stevenson has released his debut mini-album online.

“Dirty Laundry” – featuring hit single “Summer Dealer” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Frostbyte Media.

The project boasts productions and songwriting contributions from Happy Perez (Frank Ocean, K. Michelle), Meleni “Polly A.” Smith (Kat Dahlia, Angel Haze) and August Rigo (Ginette Claudette, One Direction).

Peep the songwriting credits for “Dirty Laundry” below.

“Summer Dealer”
Written By: [Ben Stevenson / Meleni Smith / Nathan “Happy” Perez].

“Ecstasy”
Written By: [Ben Stevenson / Nathan “Happy” Perez].

“Still”
Written By: [Ben Stevenson / Michael Imperial / Andrew Gordon Macpherson].

“Imagining You”
Written By: [Ben Stevenson / August Rigo].

“Girls Like You”
Written By: [Ben Stevenson / Michael Imperial / Andrew Gordon Macpherson].

“Love Could Be”
Written By: [Ben Stevenson / Meleni Smith / Nathan “Happy” Perez].

“Start Over”
Written By: [Ben Stevenson].

Ginette Claudette unwraps artwork for new single “Better Love”

2 Mar

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Ginette Claudette has unwrapped the official artwork for her new single online.

The singer/songwriter dubbed “Better Love” – which features Rico Love – as the next promotional single from her debut album, “Tainted Emotions,” now available for download via iTunes and all other digital outlets.

The track – written by Ginette Claudette, Rico Love, and August Rigo – has been posted to the artist’s Official SoundCloud Page on Friday (February 28, 2014).

Among the other artists Rico Love – born Richard Butler – has previously collaborated are Beyonce (“Sweet Dreams”), Kelly Rowland (“Commander”), Michelle Williams (“The Greatest”) and Usher (“Hey Daddy”).

Meanwhile, notable songwriting credits by Rigo include Justine Skye’s “Hard Work” [Atlantic Records], Big Time Rush’s “Confetti Falling” [Columbia Records] and Justin Bieber’s “Maria” [Island Def Jam Recordings].

Listen to Ginette Claudette’s “Better Love” below.

Ginette Claudette reveals tracklisting for debut album ‘Tainted Emotions’

9 Feb

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Ginette Claudette has revealed the tracklisting for her upcoming debut album.

The singer/songwriter will release “Tainted Emotions” in the United States on February 25 via SummerChild Records.

The project was executively produced by August Rigo, whose known for collaborating with the likes of Justin Bieber [Island Def Jam Recordings], Cheryl Cole [Polydor Records] and One Direction [Columbia Records].

Some of his recent songwriting placements include “Head in the Clouds” by Union J [Syco Music / RCA Records], “Confetti Falling” by Big Time Rush [Columbia Records] and “Wrong Side” by Cover Drive [Polydor Records].

Peep the tracklisting and songwriting credits for “Tainted Emotions” below.

“Tainted Emotions”
(Ginette Claudette / August Rigo).

“The Only”
(Ginette Claudette / August Rigo).

“Power”
(Ginette Claudette / Erin Marie Thompkins / August Rigo).

“Savin’ All My Love”
(Ginette Claudette / Erin Marie Thompkins / Ricky Tillo / August Rigo).

“More”
(Ginette Claudette / August Rigo).

“Anything for You”
(Ginette Claudette / Erin Marie Thompkins / August Rigo).

“Hold Me Touch Me Love Me”
(Ginette Claudette / August Rigo).

“Better Love” (featuring Rico Love)
(Ginette Claudette / August Rigo / Rico Love).

“In My Zone”
(Ginette Claudette / August Rigo).

“Loving You Blind”
(Ginette Claudette / August Rigo).

“The Only” (Spanish Version)
(Ginette Claudette / August Rigo).

Justine Skye debuts music video for new single ‘Hard Work’

14 Dec

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Justine Skye has debuted the music video for her new single online.

“Hard Work” is taken from the singer/songwriter’s mini-album, “Everyday Living,” out now via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The track was written by Justine Skye along with Ginette Claudette and August Rigo, who previously worked with the likes of Justin Bieber (“Maria”), One Direction (“Gotta Be You”) and Cover Drive (“Wrongside”).

Production duties were handled by Eric Hudson and Andrew Clifton, who are also resposible for “Damn” by K. Michelle [Atlantic Records] and “Missing Me Now” by Keyshia Cole [Geffen Records].

Skye is currently working on her upcoming as-yet-untitled LP, which is expected to be released some time in 2014.

Watch the music video for “Hard Work” below.